|Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? - University of Southern Califonia (student film)|
Imaginative film showing how automatic gadgets in homes and workplaces alienate people from one another.
Keywords: Technology: Critiques; Automation; Consumerism
Downloads: 1,645,952 (13 reviews)
|New Seven-Function Remote Control for Color - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Promotes an early version of the television remote control. We have the picture, but not the soundtrack of this film.
Keywords: Media: Television; Electronics; Technology
Downloads: 15,273 (3 reviews)
|Spot News - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Dramatization of how photographs are transmitted by wire, an exciting new technology in the 1930s.
Keywords: Communication: Wirephotos; Media: Newspapers; Technology
Downloads: 1,031,432 (7 reviews)
|Case of Spring Fever, A - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Gilbert Willoughby is punished for voicing Luddite ideas (complaining about pesky springs) by "Coily," an obnoxious, animated spring who subjects him to the hassles of a springless world.
Keywords: Physics: Springs; Animation; Technology: Critiques
Downloads: 1,281,362 (13 reviews)
|Magic in the Air (1955) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Introduces television and explains the workings of early television technology.
Keywords: Media: Television; Technology; Sports: Baseball
Downloads: 17,135 (4 reviews)
|All About Polymorphics - Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, Inc.|
Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet.
Keywords: computing history; information technology; networks; networking; Internet; Simon Ramo; polymorphics; distributed processing
Downloads: 34,708 (4 reviews)
|The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair|
1939, sound, 55 min, Technicolor, 35mm. Transferred from a 35mm nitrate print. See: Andrew Wood, "The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair," http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/wooda/middleton/index1.html. This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who believes in improv...
Keywords: World's Fairs; technology; capitalism; communism; time capsules
Downloads: 50,747 (18 reviews)